Yearly Archives: 2017


Sirena Pangelinan Wins Second Place in National Student Paper Competition

Sirena Pangelinan '18 won second place in the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) National Student Paper Competition, which was held in Austin, TX this past March.  In addition to a certificate signifying her accomplishment, she was awarded a $100 prize.  This recognition signifies excellence in research and writing. Sirena's paper was originally an assignment in her Deviance [...]

2017-06-26T15:16:54+00:00April 28th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students Honored During Academic Award Ceremony

The Ferrum College Academic Awards Ceremony was held Friday, April 21, 2017, in Vaughn Chapel. Following is a list of award recipients and honor society members. Photographs by Atenoya Morris. School of Arts and Humanities Eric Lee Baker Award for the Outstanding Student in English Rachel Swyhart Raven Walker Outstanding Student [...]

2017-04-26T13:51:42+00:00April 26th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine’s Itinerary Includes April 12 Visit to Ferrum College

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Next week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will travel to Central, Southern and Southwest Virginia to discuss jobs and the economy, education, and other issues impacting local communities. President Trump's proposed budget drastically cuts federal investment in rural infrastructure and economic development, which would reduce rural Virginians' access to clean water, safe [...]

2017-04-07T20:18:18+00:00April 7th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Former Panthers Teammates Kevin Keatts and James Johnson Reunite at NC State

Ferrum Panthers Men's Basketball program cover from the 1994-95 season includes (seated, L-R) Albert Hobbs, John Breedlove, and Kevin Keatts; and (standing, L-R) Louis Westbrook, Paul Rivera, and Chuck Ellis James Johnson '93 Former Ferrum Panthers teammates Kevin Keatts '95 and James Johnson '93 recently reunited at North Carolina State after [...]

2017-04-07T21:42:10+00:00April 7th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Residence Hall Association Wins VACURH Program of the Year Award

(L-R) RHA Vice President Kennsel Anderson '17, RHA President Jevonte' Blount '18, RHA Secretary Shelton Chapman '20 and Residence Hall Educator / RHA Adviser John Hollemon. The Ferrum College Residence Hall Association (RHA) recently received the Virginia Association of College and University Residence Halls (VACURH) Program of the Year award during the VACURH [...]

2017-04-05T17:14:03+00:00April 5th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Sirena Pangelinan Awarded Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant

A 2016-17 Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant was awarded to Sirena Pangelinan for her proposal entitled “Adventure therapy's effects on anxiety and mood in college students”. Her proposal was in the top eight of all applicants received, resulting in a total award amount of $3,000. Sirena is double majoring in Psychology and Social Work with [...]

2017-04-04T14:26:49+00:00April 4th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students Broaden Understanding of World Events During Model United Nations Security Council Event

Students participated in a Model United Nations Security Council at Ferrum College on Saturday, March 18. A role-playing experience designed to convey the full richness, complexity, drama, and importance of international affairs, the Model United Nations Security Council is an annual event at Ferrum College that has been ongoing for more than 25 years. The Political [...]

2017-03-28T17:09:56+00:00March 28th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Theatre Arts to Present Cabaret March 30 – April 2

The Ferrum College Theatre Arts Department will present Cabaret at 7 p.m. March 30 and 31, and April 1 at 7 p.m., and at 2 p.m. on April 2 in Sale Theatre on campus. Cabaret is a musical based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood with music by John [...]

2018-04-02T14:41:29+00:00March 21st, 2017|artsatferrum, Ferrum College News|

Students and Staff Take Hurricane Disaster Relief Mission Trip for an Alternative Spring Break

Five students and two staff from Ferrum College took an Alternative Spring Break trip last month to Virginia Beach where they assisted two families who are recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which struck the Virginia coast in October 2016. The team included Stephanie Gibbs, a senior majoring in Health Sciences; Alexis Hatcher, a junior majoring in [...]

2017-03-23T15:38:50+00:00March 16th, 2017|Ferrum College News|